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Table 6 Child labour allotment by the poor and non-poor households

From: Effect of cropland and livestock ownership on child labour in eastern Ethiopia: empirical examination of the Wealth Paradox

Activities Combined Poor Non-poor t value
Farming 0.66 0.63 0.67 0.22
Water fetching 0.53 0.35 0.59 2.25**
Firewood fetching 0.63 0.4 0.70 2.36***
Caring for sibling 0.5 0.6 0.12 − 0.69
Shepherd 2.06 1.76 2.15 1.42*
Child Labour hour 4.45 3.82 4.65 1.51*
  1. ***, ** and * 1%, 5% and 10% level of significance, respectively